Creating Effective Training Sessions

A critical part of business continuity that is often missed is to provide training to your employees on the business continuity process. The following steps are the basics you will need to use to prepare basic continuity training. A critical part of business continuity that is often missed is to provide training to your employees… Continue reading Creating Effective Training Sessions

Hospitals Look to Technology to Prepare

NYU’s Downtown Manhattan Hospital was one of many victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The hospital is just blocks from the World Trade Center and was a primary care site on that tragic day. In fact, it was overwhelmed with too many victims to count. NYU’s Downtown Manhattan Hospital was one of many victims… Continue reading Hospitals Look to Technology to Prepare

Opening Communication Capabilities

Recent experiences with workforce disruptions have consistently pointed to three critical areas of dependency among enterprises. These three areas include access to applications, accounting for people, and communications. Recent experiences with workforce disruptions have consistently pointed to three critical areas of dependency among enterprises. These three areas include access to applications, accounting for people, and… Continue reading Opening Communication Capabilities

No Rain, No Power

The prolonged drought in Uganda has led to low water levels of Lake Victoria, which in turn has caused a fall in electricity supply. This has forced Umeme to resort to rationing of electricity supply. This rationing of power supply has affected manufacturers, communication, agricultural activities, service providers, and water supplies. The prolonged drought in… Continue reading No Rain, No Power

Disaster Recovery: A Pragmatist’s Viewpoint

The CIO’s role varies widely from organization to organization and can range from “trusted advisor” to “resented overhead.” Whatever the perception, the professional CIO knows that today’s business requirement mandates an executable DR plan, and that the DR plan be supportive of real business priorities. The CIO’s role varies widely from organization to organization and… Continue reading Disaster Recovery: A Pragmatist’s Viewpoint

An Advanced Method for Microsoft Exchange Recovery

Protecting Microsoft Exchange Server against disaster and data loss is a constant challenge. The explosive growth of e-mail is increasing Exchange store size and straining existing disaster recovery methods. In particular, traditional data protection and disaster recovery tools for Exchange are falling short in the areas of recovery point and recovery speed. Protecting Microsoft Exchange… Continue reading An Advanced Method for Microsoft Exchange Recovery

E-mail Backup and Archiving

Ask virtually any executive which IT application he or she simply cannot do without and the answer will likely be e-mail. Organizations have come to rely on e-mail as a primary tool for communication, information sharing, completing business transactions, and more. Ask virtually any executive which IT application he or she simply cannot do without… Continue reading E-mail Backup and Archiving